World's largest steam locomotive to visit Southern Illinois

by Aaron Price (Union Pacific)
by Aaron Price (Union Pacific)

7/19/2021 | 3:38 p.m.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS - The largest steam locomotive still in operation will be visiting Southern Illinois late next month.

Union Pacific's "Big Boy 4014" will be travelling along the Mississippi River in Illinois on Saturday, August 28th.

The train will be passing through the communities of Ware, Wolf Lake, and Gorham before making its only Illinois stop in Chester at 1:25 p.m.

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